Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Technical Investigation and Engineering Support (TIES) for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) F7048-090005/H Figueredo, Laila Telephone No. - (819) 420-2904 Fax No. - (819) 956-0897 OPPORTUNITY FOR ADDITION, UPDATE, AND QUALIFICATION This process provides for existing suppliers to add areas of expertise and update their list of personnel and subcontractors; and new suppliers with an opportunity to qualify for a supply arrangement. The Supplier will provide Technical Investigation and Engineering Support (TIES) for the Integrated Technical Services Directorate of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) located within the following regions: National Capital Region, Western, Central & Arctic, and Atlantic, excluding locations within Comprehensive Land Claims Settlement Areas. The period for awarding contracts under the Supply Arrangement is from the date of the supply arrangement to 31 March 2018, with an option to extend by one (1) additional period of two (2)years. The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). The requirement covered by the bid solicitation of any resulting supply arrangement is solely limited to Canadian services. The Request for Supply Arrangement evaluation process will qualify suppliers by area of expertise. To receive a supply arrangement, the supplier must meet the mandatory requirements and achieve the minimum scores in at least two (2) of the following areas of expertise: A. Naval Architecture B. Marine Engineering C. Hovercraft Systems D. Marine Communication and Navigation Systems: Vessel Based E. Marine Communication and Navigation Systems: Shored Based F. Marine Informatics Technology G. Infrastructure H. Mechanical, Electrical & Power Systems: Shored Based I. Aids to Navigation J. Environmental Services: Vessel and Shore Based K. Health and Safety Services L. Integrated Logistics Support Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.